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"Glee" has enlisted pop star Demi Lovato for its upcoming fifth season. 

"The Hollywood Reporter" says Demi will play a character named Dani.  She's a struggling artist who befriends Lea Michele's character in New York City. 

Lovato is expected to have a significant arc that will include several musical numbers over a reported six episodes. She'll also have scenes with Adam Lambert, whose character has yet to be revealed. 

Demi's first episode on "Glee" is set to air on October 3rd.  It marks her first acting gig since 2011.  She'll also be returning to Fox this fall in her role as a judge on "The X Factor." 

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